Fri, 26 Apr 2013
cloud hosting, data centres
A recent study by CEET (The Centre for Energy-Efficient Telecommunications) titled The Power of Wireless Cloud: An analysis of the energy consumption of wireless cloud has caused a stir amongst telecoms providers and cloud operators. The study claims that the majority of power consumption, up to 90% at a conservative estimate, used when accessing cloud services is spent on the final wireless link to the user device, either through cellular or wifi connectivity.
Fri, 19 Apr 2013
data centres, colocation
Correct building design and appropriate fire suppression systems are a critical part of data centre design, just as important as power distribution, connectivity and security.
Mon, 8 Apr 2013
With the last /8 now administered in the UK by RIPE and no more PI space on offer, the focus is slowly turning to IPv6, an addressing system that will create a quiet revolution behind the internet scenes.